Police have devised a security plan for Muharram especially for 93 trouble spots (Category A 16 and Category B 77) identified in district Muzaffargarh.

As many as 546 processions and 1,237 Majalis would be held during the month. Muzaffargarh is considered to be a sensitive district with regard to law and order in the province. The district especially the city and its adjoining parts had been declared sensitive and police and other law enforcers had been put on red alert to avert any untoward incident during Muharram.

“Security at mosques, Imambargah, churches and other worship place has been further tightened. The law enforcers will keep an eye on the anti-social elements,” police sources said.

They said that the area had been divided in to two categories A & B. According to Muharram Plan, 23 graveyards, 42 mosques and 40 Imambarghas have been declares sensitive. The district administration has imposed ban on the entry of 23 Ulema and Zakir of different sects in the district.

In order to ensure peace and harmony, the district administration has arraigned high securities measures. In order to review Muharram arraignments in Muzaffargarh, District Police Officer (DPO) Awais Ahmed Malik directed his subordinates to implement Muharram securities plan in latter and spirit and keep close liaison with the local peace committees.

Suspicious vehicles would be checked and an emergency control room under the supervision of SP (Investigation) Arif Aslam Rao will function round the clock in the building of Rescue 15 police line. He asked the public to call at 0669200311, 9200312, 9200328 and 9200329 in any emergency.

He maintained that no one would be allowed to disrupt peace and rules of law would be ensured during Muharram. He said a comprehensive strategy had been chalked out to ensure peace.